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C-2 Greyhound Carrier On-Board Delivery Aircraft

Type

Carrier On-board Delivery (COD) aircraft

Production Started

1965 (C2), 1984 (C-2A), 1985 (Reprocured C-2A)

First Delivered

1968 (C2), 1984 (C-2A), 1990 (Reprocured C-2A)

Variants

C-2, C-2A and C-2(R)

Operator

US Navy

Sponsor

US Government

Contractor

Grumman Corporation

Unit Cost

$38.96m

Crew

4 (two pilots and two air-crew)

Capacity

38 (26 passengers and 12 litter patients)

Length

56ft 10in (17.3m)

Height

17ft 2in (5.28m)

Wingspan

80ft 7in (24.56m)

Wingspan Folded

29ft 4in (8.94m)

Maximum Gross Take-Off Weight

57,500lb (26,082kg)

Empty Weight

35,000lb (15,875kg)

Internal Fuel

12,000lb (5,443kg)

Payload

10,000lb (4,536kg)

Carrier Landing Weight

49,000lb (22,226kg)

Field Take-Off Weight.

60,000lb (27,216kg)

Field Landing Weight

52,000lb (23,587kg)

Airspeed

260kt (true cruising airspeed)

Maximum Speed

343kt

Range

1,300nm

Climb Rate

2,610ft a minute (13.3m/s)

Ceiling

30,000ft (9,144m)

Propulsion

2 × Allison T56-A-425 turboprop engines; 4,600shp each

Propeller System

NP2000 eight-blade propeller

Power

4,800shp (3,400kW)
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